Thomas Fehrenbach, economic-development manager for the City of Palo Alto, said the city hasn't seen any development applications from Google for potential uses for the property.
In 2010 the Palo Alto City Council passed a plan to potentially allow for greater density in the area of East Meadow Circle, in order to encourage businesses to come to the area.
Interim planning director Aaron Aknin said larger, more dense buildings would need to be located nearer U.S. Highway 101, while the buildings near single-family homes in the area would be less dense, to create a buffer between the residential area and the commercial space.
Aknin said there will be neighborhood outreach about the development when a concept is proposed.
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